Here is an excerpt from an article I wrote in hfm, the journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. It has some great tips to help the effectiveness of your Board Quality Committee.
“In today’s healthcare environment, every hospital or health system board committee should play a role in enhancing value. Given the direct relationship between better quality and lower costs, the board quality committee can provide strategic oversight for quality improvements that also boost the bottom line.
Here are five proven approaches to putting the board quality committee in a position to improve not only quality performance, but also financial outcomes.”
Click here for a copy of the entire article.